Recommended Reading: Looking Back On The All-Star Game
Recommended Reading is a daily (occasional) rundown of truly superb NBA related literature, pictures, and videos. Some is brand new, others are timeless. Enjoy!
GQ: Bethlehem Shoals on why All-Star weekend wasn’t as fantastic as it should be.
HoopSpeak: Ethan Sherwood Strauss goes in on what could happen if the Nets won the lottery. In the words of Comic Book Guy: Scariest Defense Ever.
New York TImes, Off The Dribble: Howard Beck discusses the pleasant problem Mike D’Antoni currently has with an overcrowded rotation. It’d be a real shame if Steve Novak became the odd man out…especially for my fantasy team.
Sports Illustrated: Ian Thomsen writes that the All-Star game’s sanctity was saved when Dwyane Wade broke Kobe Bryant’s nose. I couldn’t agree more.
Hardwood Paroxysm: Jared Dubin investigates the merit of utilizing Carmelo Anthony as the recipient in D’Antoni’s pick and roll. One might assume this eliminates Amar’e Stoudemire’s purpose altogether.
The Basketball Jones: A recap of all things TBJ from All-Star weekend.
Hoops Rumors: Just a quick reminder for those interested in all things latest and greatest, Hoops Rumors offers up to the second updates on everything that’s going on in the NBA. With the trade deadline just a couple weeks away, it’s an absolute MUST VISIT. (Also, I write for them. Go check it out!)